Ornamental glass fragment

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Crescent shaped glass piece with jagged edges top and bottom. Carved surface decoration front and back.

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 618-906
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.2 x 12.4 x 0.6 cm (1 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.284
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.284.1a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Tool and Equipment
Type

Fragment

Keywords
China, Gellatly collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Crescent shaped glass piece with jagged edges top and bottom. Carved surface decoration front and back.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license